Vennela Kishore Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Bokkala Kishore Kumar or popularly known as Vennela Kishore is a famous actor in Tollywood. He is famous for his comedy roles in the movies. He was given the name “Vennela” after his first feature film Vennela (2005).


Vennela was born on Friday, 19 September 1980, (age 43 years; as of 2023) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. His zodiac sign is Virgo. He attended Jeevadan Convent High School, Telangana. He did his graduation in commerce, and after that, completed Masters in Information Systems from Ferris State University, Michigan. Later, he worked as a software quality engineer in the USA.

Vennela Kishore's Childhood Picture

Vennela Kishore’s Childhood Picture

Childhood Picture of Vennela Kishore

Childhood Picture of Vennela Kishore

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5’ 8”

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

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Family, Caste & Wife

Vennela belongs to a South Indian Hindu family. He has four elder sisters. In an interview, he said that his parents, wife and his in-laws have always supported him to become an actor.

Marital Status: Married

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In 2005, he debuted in the movie Vennela. His performance in the movies was appreciated by the critics and the audience. He is considered as one of the best comedians in the South Indian Film Industry. Some of his movies include Bindaas (2010), Inkosaari (2010), Pilla Zamindar (2011), Daruvu (2012), Baadshah (2013), Neevevaro (2018), and N.T.R: Kathanayakudu (2019).

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He directed two South Indian movies: ‘Vennela 1½’ and ‘Jaffa’. They both failed to make good business at the box office.

In 2019, he appeared in the trilingual movie ‘Saaho’ starring: Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor.

Awards & Honours

  • Nandi Award: Best Comedian, Inkosaari (2010)
  • IIFA Utsvam Award: Best Comedian, Bale Bale Magadivoy (2015)

    Vennela Kishore's Best Comedian award

    Vennela Kishore’s Best Comedian award


Vennela Kishore Signature

Vennela Kishore’s Signature

Favourite Things

  • Food: Pasta, Pizza and Coffee
  • Singer: Mani Sharma
  • Colour: Black and Grey
  • Director: Kortala Shiva


  • His hobbies include watching movies, playing cricket, and playing snooker.

    Vennela Kishore Playing Cricket

    Vennela Kishore Playing Cricket

  • He is considered as the next ‘Brahmanandam’ (the famous comedian) of the South Indian movies.

    Vennela Kishore with Brahmanandam

    Vennela Kishore with Brahmanandam

  • In 2008, he left his job in the USA and returned to India to continue his career in acting.
  • As a comedian, he is inspired by Johnny Lever, Brahmanandam, and Rowan Atkinson.

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